March 5, 2023


U.S. Bancorp TowerPortland, OR view on map


Diana HryciwDiana.Hryciw@lung.org503-718-6149


Thank you climbers for an incredible event day!

We appreciate your amazing efforts in making the Portland Fight For Air Climb a huge success. We are grateful for your support, enthusiasm, and commitment to improving lung health and preventing lung disease.

Keep up the great work! You can continue fundraising until April 5th. We are getting close to our goal.

To relive the excitement, view the event day photos here.

View your race results here.

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The Premier Stair-Climbing Event in 2023 with the American Lung Association

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Where you'll be climbing

The Fight For Air Climb, is returning to U.S. Bancorp Tower, featuring one-of-a-kind views and the best set of stairs in Portland, Oregon. U.S. Bancorp Tower is the perfect setting for a day of fun, challenge and camaraderie.

Registration Fees:

  • $35

Space on the stairs is limited, so save your spot and register today.

Please note there is a $100 fundraising minimum for all climbers to participate at U.S. Bancorp Tower on March 5, 2023


Do Good, Feel Great

  • You are supporting people with lung disease who are fighting for every breath.
  • You are stepping up for clean air across the country and in your community.
  • You are doing something positive for yourself and for people in need.

Health Benefits

  • Improves balance and coordination.
  • Strengthens more major muscles, including your glutes… you’re welcome!
  • Consistent stair climbing as a daily activity helps lower mortality risk.

What You Get

  • Every climber receives an official Fight For Air Climb t-shirt.
  • A sense of accomplishment in a supportive, celebratory atmosphere.
  • A safe, enjoyable event experience with a complimentary pick-me-up snack and water.

Together We've Raised…

  • Raised:

    Goal: $59,000.00

Top Participants

    1. Milestone Heather Laske - $2,665.00
    2. Milestone Personal Gift Carol Brown - $2,192.50
    3. Milestone Henry Murphy - $1,000.00
    4. Milestone John Palmer - $760.00
    5. Milestone Dennis Alvarez - $750.00
    6. Milestone Personal Gift Debbie Stevens - $719.00
    7. Milestone Personal Gift Emily Aley - $715.00
    8. Milestone Personal Gift Casey Conrad - $517.00
    9. Milestone Personal Gift Erika Moseson - $515.00
    10. Milestone Personal Gift Logan Hardt - $500.00

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    Top Teams

      1. RBC Portland - $3,350.00
      2. Conquering Climbers - $2,552.50
      3. Marquis-Consonus - $2,430.00
      4. Conroy Climbers - $2,225.00
      5. Wildland Firefighters - $2,135.00
      6. The Lung and The Breathless - $1,520.00
      7. Kens Climbers - $1,030.00
      8. Finish on Empty - $860.00
      9. Air Health Our Health - $835.00
      10. NBBB Seattle (T) - $750.00

      Why We Need You in the Fight

      In March of 2020, the American Lung Association launched a $25 million initiative to end COVID-19 and defend against future respiratory virus pandemics. At the same time, we're continuing our advocacy work to support clean air and redoubling our long-term commitments to lifesaving research.

      Over the last 12 years, the Climbers have raised more than $71 million to support the mission of the American Lung Association.

      Join us. Because Every Step Counts and every step makes a difference.

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      National Sponsors

      National Climb Partner for Healthy Air


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